Adele Forbes, Managing Director
Adele has worked in the Mortgage Industry for over 21 years having started her career in Customer Services in 1998. She became a Senior Underwriter in 2000 and authorising mortgages up to £1M. After proving so successful in this role she was head-hunted to assist in the launch of Deutsche Bank Mortgages in 2006.
Adele also was a Mortgage Arrears Counsellor for 2 years during the recession with a brief spell in Corporate Finance for 12 months as a Business Development Manager.
Qualifying in 2013 as a mortgage adviser Adele was the Team Leader looking after 5 Estate Agency brands.
After working for numerous companies in many different roles Adele has now set up West Yorkshire Money with the intention of making it the most respected financial brand in the area.
Get to know Adele:
Favourite Quote: ‘When someone tells you ‘you can’t’, turn around and say ‘watch me’
First record ever bought? – Jason Donavon – too many broken hearts – on vinyl.
Dream Job? – I achieved my ambition by setting West Yorkshire Money. Although, I did always want to be a Property Surveyor or a Retail Buyer.
First car? – A Ford Escort Harrier
Favourite Film? – 28 Days Later – I love a good virus film!
Ideal night out? – Anywhere that has good food -long gone are those night clubbing days!
Favourite biscuit? – Ginger biscuit with tea.
Last holiday? – Dundee, Scotland (working holiday seeing family). Previously, Mexico on my Honeymoon.